Commonwealth Journal

October 9, 2013

Obituaries for Thursday, October 10, 2013


Commonwealth Journal

— James Gadberry

James D Gadberry, 90, of Somerset, passed away Wednesday, October 9, 2013.
James was preceded in death by his parents George Gadberry and Permelia Johnson Gadberry.
James was a Deacon at the First Christian Church, sang in the men's choir, was a member of the Orwin Men's Club, a self-taught carpenter and a handyman.
James is survived by his wife, Joyce Candler Gadberry; one son, James W Gadberry, Jr of Bangkok, Thailand; two daughters, Jeri (and Dwight) Moss of Somerset, and JoAnn (and Burnis) Whitaker of Somerset; three grandchildren, Christina Gadberry, Scott (and Erica) Adams of Paris, Ky., and Aaron J Moss; and one great-grandchild, Ashton Adams.
In addition to his parents, James was preceded in death by two brothers, George and Jack Gadberry and one sister, Mary Catherine Linville.
Visitation for James will be held from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday, October 12, 2013 at the First Christian Church of Somerset. 
A celebration of life honoring the life of James will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, October 12, 2013 at the First Christian Church, Somerset with Reverend Chuck Adams officiating.
Interment will follow at Somerset Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations to the Building Fund at First Christian Church.
Online expressions of sympathy may be made at www.somersetundertaking.com.
 
Eunice Muse
Eunice Catherine Watson Muse, 99, joined her Heavenly Father on Oct. 3, 2013 after a long and active life.
She was born in 1914 to K.D. and Bessie Campbell Watson in Stamping Ground. 
A graduate of Henry Clay High School, she attended Eastern Kentucky University where she met her future husband, Jesse, and they married in 1935. Eunice spent her life enjoying her family, her church, flowers, antiques, golf, and friends. Her life was highlighted by her associations with Broadway Christian Church as a member since 1927, Lafayette Homemakers, Evergreen Garden Club, Fayette Women’s Golf Association, Tates Creek Country Club, Longview Country Club, The Lafayette, and Lexington Country Place. She was honored as Lexington’s Womens Sports Federation Senior Woman of the Year in 1996. 
She is survived by daughter-in-law Bonnie Tony Muse; daughter Marilyn Muse Goldfarb (and Stuart); son David Muse (and Dale); nine grandchildren, Lisa Muse Haubner (and Gary), Rick Muse (and Surrena), Sharon Muse Hayes (and Roger), Mark Goldfarb (and Deborah), Stacey Goldfarb Jahanfar (and Cameron), Sandra Goldfarb Williams, Emily Muse Gallahue (and Lawrence), Evan Muse, and Darin Muse (and Lauren); 25 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Jesse Ray Muse, a Pulaski County native; a sister, Ruby Watson Buchanan; a brother, K.R. (and Dody) Watson; and a son, Richard Ray “Dick” Muse. 
 The family would like to thank the staff of Hospice of the Bluegrass and Lexington Country Place, especially Tina, Precious and Heather. 
Visitation will be at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home on Main St. in Lexington on Sunday, Oct. 13 starting at 1 p.m. until the time of Funeral service at 4 pm. Burial is private at Lexington Cemetery. 
Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of the Bluegrass, 2312 Alexandria Drive, Lexington, Ky. 40504, or a charity of your choice. 
 
Wanda Whitaker
Mrs. Wanda Marie Whitaker, 88, of Somerset, Ky., passed away on Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at the Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, October 12, 2013 at the Pulaski Funeral Home.
Burial will follow in the Sears Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at Pulaski Funeral Home after 11 a.m. on Saturday, October 12, 2013 until time for services.
Pulaski Funeral Home is honored to be in charge of all arrangements for Mrs. Wanda Marie Whitaker.